Joseph Szigeti in Carnegie Hall - the 1900's

from With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged, pages 291-292:

As for friends of music without a capital F or M, I don’t think I have ever met more refreshingly fervent ones than during a visit to the High School of Music and Art in New York City. To be surrounded by those eager, young, upturned faces while I was listening to and commenting upon the playing of their star pupil blotted out distasteful memories- like a certain incident in Carnegie Hall. It was a sold-out concert and I was standing in a group of rapt devotees listening to music that was ineffably Toscanini when I was shocked out of absorption by a lady who, leaving her orchestra seat, …   more >>
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Joseph Szigeti, With strings attached- Reminiscences and reflections, 2nd edition, enlarged (New York, 1967), p. 291-292. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434460706391 accessed: 6 July, 2022

location of experience: Carnegie Hall

Listeners

Joseph Szigeti
Violinist
1892-1973

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1900's
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:18:26 +0100
Approved on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:08:23 +0000